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Web Development
Immersive

Master the skills to become a job-ready full-stack developer — wherever you’re based.

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Break into a Coding Career

Position yourself as a job-ready full-stack software developer in our full-time Immersive course. Our proven, expert-designed curriculum is continually updated to keep pace with shifting employer demands. Leverage exclusive opportunities, launch collaborations, and form key connections as part of our global network of more than 40,000 part- and full-time alumni.

Learn web development in an immersive environment

Evolve With Today’s Tech-Driven Economy

Equip yourself with the skills you need to succeed in a new career. Our dynamic coursework is designed by industry experts to focus on the programming languages, libraries, and frameworks that employers demand.

Learn on real-world coding skills

Get Ahead With Today’s Essential Skills

Learn to leverage JavaScript, Python, APIs, and more through hands-on projects and real-world scenarios. You’ll leave ready to bring your own ideas to life and help organizations of all kinds solve problems and deliver better user experiences.

Pursue a personalized learning path

Pursue a Personalized Learning Path

Make the most of your time as a GA student with support that’s adapted to meet your needs. Based on the results of a diagnostic assessment, your individualized Web Development Fundamentals learning path will guide you through up to 80 hours of self-paced, online preparatory lessons covering the essentials of programming. You’ll arrive ready to hit the ground running from day one.

Dive into Best-in-Class Online Training

With our industry-leading online learning format, you’ll get the full benefit of an Immersive course from anywhere you choose.

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Learn in a Virtual Classroom

Collaborate with expert instructors and peers from around the world. Micro-lectures, interactive group work, and a 6:1 student-to-teacher ratio are all designed to motivate you and help you stay on top of the curriculum.

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Communicate in Real Time

Ask questions, get feedback, and interact with your classmates and instructional associates. Engage through live chat, voice, and video to work on comprehension, solutions, and projects.

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Leverage Modern Workplace Tools

Experience what it’s like to work as a developer in an interactive coding environment, utilizing real-time communication tools such as Slack and Zoom video conferencing. Tackle case studies and projects individually and with your classmates.

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Find the Job That’s Right for You

Tap into our global employer network of more than 7,000 hiring partners. Work with your dedicated career coach to develop a job search strategy that will help get you hired — wherever you’re based.

What You’ll Learn

Kickstart your career as a full-stack software developer and lifelong learner. From programming fundamentals to team collaboration strategies, you’ll learn to solve problems with industry-leading tools and techniques.

Fundamentals

Programming Fundamentals

Understand how to assemble your development environment, work efficiently as a developer, and ensure your projects are a success. Learn programming fundamentals, along with the basics of computing, networks, and data structures.

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Product Development Basics

Pinpoint what a user should be able to accomplish with your application, model your data accordingly, develop simple wireframes, and track a collaborative development process using version control.

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Front-End Web Development

Explore what powers the web we see. Gain an understanding of how to write high-quality JavaScript code, building a dynamic front-end to a web application using a modern JS library, such as Angular or React. You’ll then use CSS to add layout and style.

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Back-End Web Development

Learn to build web applications from the ground up using a modern web language and framework (like Ruby on Rails or Python and Django). Develop high-quality APIs using Node.js and integrate data from other apps (such as Twitter or Yelp) into your project.

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Team Collaboration Strategies

Discover how to effectively communicate and collaborate with development teams. Produce high-quality software as you work with a team to build, maintain, change, and secure a full-stack application.

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Immersive Student Life

Each full day of expert-led, online instruction incorporates a mix of presentations, interactive labs, and group collaboration to offer a hands-on, project-based approach to learning. Here's an example of what your schedule could look like as an Remote Immersive student. (Times may vary by location.)

10
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Warm-Up

Group Review


Reinforce newly learned concepts and skills, working independently and collaborating via Slack.

Reinforce newly learned concepts and skills, working independently and collaborating via Slack.

11
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Lecture

Instructor-Guided Lessons and Activities


Learn key objectives through expert-led lectures, discussions, and exercises.

Learn key objectives through expert-led lectures, discussions, and exercises.

12
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Labs & Exercises

Student-Guided Group Activities


Practice new skills, work on independent or group labs, and dive deeper into the day’s key topics.

Practice new skills, work on independent or group labs, and dive deeper into the day’s key topics.

1
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Lunch

Break


Take a breather in the comfort of your own space.

Take a breather in the comfort of your own space.

2
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Lab Review

Instructor-Led Discussion


Wrap up the morning’s lab work, reinforcing concepts and techniques as a class via Zoom.

Wrap up the morning’s lab work, reinforcing concepts and techniques as a class via Zoom.

3
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Afternoon Lecture & Lab

Lessons & Activities


Dig into more new materials through lectures, independent practice, and digital collaboration with your instructor and peers.

Dig into more new materials through lectures, independent practice, and digital collaboration with your instructor and peers.

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Homework

Assignments & Projects


Complete homework, delve into real-world scenarios, and review exercises.

Complete homework, delve into real-world scenarios, and review exercises.

Build Your Portfolio

Throughout this Immersive, you’ll complete several projects, including a primary piece to help you approach your job search with confidence. Here’s an example from London-based grad George Gray.

Dived.in

George designed this web application to help scuba divers find great diving locations. He developed Dived.in from the ground up using Rails and a front-end JavaScript framework.

About the App

Dived.in was developed to serve as a community resource for divers to share their experiences. As a community-moderated website, it would allow users to crowdsource their favorite dive sites, including relevant photos and tips.

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Setting the Stage

Setting the Stage

George gathered feedback on his project idea by reviewing user stories, wireframes, and his data model before beginning development. By working with instructors to scope out the basic functionality of the application, he was able to make sure it added value to his portfolio.

Back-End Development

Back-End Development

The core of the application was built using Ruby on Rails. George chose to incorporate a Facebook login to allows users to quickly sign up and participate in the site.

Front-End Development

Front-End Development

George incorporated JavaScript into his project, including additional frameworks in order to provide specific dynamic functionality. He also chose to also add responsive CSS to make the application usable on mobile and tablet devices.

Optimize Your Job Search

Work with dedicated career coaches, connect with a network of more than 7,000 hiring partners, and set yourself up for long-term growth as part of GA’s global community.

Receive Dedicated Career Coaching


Work one on one with career coaches who are committed to furthering your professional success from day one of class to day one at a new job. Develop your personal brand, and practice interviewing skills.

Build Out Your Professional Portfolio


Show off your work to potential collaborators and employers. Create a collection of custom websites and applications using today’s leading front- and back-end web development tools and techniques.

Fuel a Lifetime of Learning


Become part of a global community, engaging with experts, influencers, and peers. After graduation, you’ll also gain access to a suite of digital tools, development programs, tuition discounts to future GA offerings, and more.

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Upcoming Courses

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Dec 10 – Mar 21

Except: Dec 24, Dec 25, Dec 26, Dec 27, Dec 28, Dec 31, Jan 21, Feb 18

Mon - Fri


10am - 6pm


$13,950 USD

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Join an Info Session

See if this course is a fit for you by joining us for an online info session. You’ll meet our team, get an overview of the curriculum and course objectives, and learn about the benefits of being a student at GA.

Web Development Immersive Remote (online) Info Session

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Frequently Asked Questions

Find out if this Immersive is right for you and your goals. Chat with the GA team, discover the curriculum details, and get a glimpse into student life in an upcoming info session.

  • What will the Remote Immersive experience be like?

    We know it can be hard to focus while learning online. Given the number of real-life and online distractions that may keep you from your work, we’ve designed course activities that keep you engaged and in constant conversations with your fellow classmates, instructors, and instructional associates. Our lessons are broken up into micro-lectures, which introduce content in short spurts. You’ll then work individually, in pairs, or in groups to apply what you’ve learned. We also encourage students to interact independently so they can get to know one another better and build a sense of community.

  • Why would I take a Remote Immersive instead of learning at a GA campus?

    If you live in or just outside of a GA metro area and would have a long commute to our campus, a Remote course will allow you to invest more time and energy in your studies, while still pursuing career development locally. You may also prefer to learn from the comfort of home.

    If you’re located outside one of our metro areas, our Remote experience offers you the opportunity to work with our career coaches, create a career plan, and receive the support you need to secure full-time employment locally.

  • Why is this course relevant today?

    There’s never been a better time to start a career as a software developer. In fact, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that employment growth in this sector will top 24 percent between 2016 and 2026. From startups to Fortune 500 companies, there is a growing demand for software developers who can creatively solve problems and implement robust, sustainable solutions.

  • What practical skill sets can I expect to have after completing this course?

    By the end of our Web Development Immersive Remote, you will be able to:

    • Create responsive web pages for modern browsers using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
    • Write secure full-stack applications and deploy them to cloud-based services like Heroku.
    • Consume web application programming interfaces (APIs) from third-party sites such as Twitter, Google, or Yelp.
    • Build a RESTful API using a technology like Sinatra, Rails, Django, or Express.
    • Build a richly interactive, front-end single-page application using a modern framework like Angular or library like React.
    • Collaborate as a team using Git and GitHub, widely accepted collaboration practices, and an agile development workflow.
  • What kind of community will I find in this course?

    Our Web Development Immersive Remote course attracts eager learners who are as passionate about growing and launching a new career as you are. Their backgrounds span professions in design, product management, and many other fields. As a community, you’ll help each other stay focused and accountable and can create lasting friendships and collaborations that will support you throughout a lifetime of discovery.

  • What does my tuition cover?
    • Expert-led training in full-stack development skills, methods, and best practices.
    • Diagnostic assessments, which help determine your personalized pre-course learning path.
    • Access to a dedicated group of career coaches who will help you land a job after graduation.
    • Ongoing job search support and exclusive networking opportunities.
    • Additional alumni perks, including discounts, workshop credits, online classes, and more.
  • What are my financing options for an Immersive course?

    Financial hurdles shouldn’t keep you from achieving your goals. In addition to payment plans, we offer a few different financing options so you can focus on what counts — your education. We also offer tuition reimbursement and scholarships for eligible students facing barriers to enrollment.

  • Does this course have any restrictions?

    Yes, this Immersive is not open to enrollments for individuals who plan to take the course from the following U.S. states: Alabama, Nebraska, Oklahoma, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

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